Japan starts weekend early to improve work-life balance

TOKYO – It was not business as usual for some workers in Japan on Friday. As the clock reached 3 p.m., about 100 office workers raised champagne glasses in a cafe in the middle of Tokyo’s central business district to toast “Premium Friday,” a new ... ( read original story ...)

Here's Where the Saudi Aramco IPO Will Be Listed

The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday (Feb. 21) Saudi Aramco has ruled out Asian exchanges – like Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Singapore – for its IPO and is planning to offer its stock on a Western exchange. Trending: There Are Big Changes and Big ... ( read original story ...)

Asian stocks fall amid Trump trade policy fears

TOKYO - Asian markets slipped in muted trading Friday amid worries over U.S. trade policies that may affect regional economies. A stronger yen weighed on Japan's exporters. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged 0.2 per cent lower to 19,339.56 ... ( read original story ...)

Warehouse TERRADA Launches “teburaTRAVEL by minikura”

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Warehouse TERRADA (Shinagawa, Tokyo; CEO: Yoshihisa Nakano) is pleased to announce that a new service “teburaTRAVEL by minikura” is launched. This service enables to go on a business trip or go sightseeing with your hands-free. ( read original story ...)

Japan first lady resigns from honorary position at school

The Japanese first lady has resigned as "honorary principal" of a private elementary school run by a man with ultra-nationalistic views following an escalating controversy over the low price the school paid for government land. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ... ( read original story ...)